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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Nacer Ouari

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Confirmed: Nacer Ouari, January 1996, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e6494e523.html [accessed 2 October 2014]
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Algerian State Television
February 1, 1995, in Sidi Moussa, Algeria

Ouari, a journalist with state-run Algerian State Television who produced a weekly news program for the hearing-impaired, was killed in the morning near his home in Sidi Moussa, about 35 kilometers (22 miles) southeast of Algiers. One week earlier, the radical Armed Islamic Group (GIA) had issued a press release threatening to execute all journalists working for television and radio.

Medium:Television
Job:Producer
Gender:Male
Local or Foreign:Local
Freelance:No
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group
Impunity:Yes
Taken Captive:No
Tortured:No
Threatened:Yes

 

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